top round


: meat from the inner part of a round of beef

Examples of top round in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Stanhope Elmore’s Josiah Gilbert fired a 6-under par 66 on Tuesday to turn in the top round of the day as the AHSAA Sub-State golf playoffs continued across the state. al, 26 Jan. 2023 Rub top round beef roast with salt and pepper. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, 25 Oct. 2021 Although some butchers sell a cut of meat and call it a London broil, it’s almost always made using flank steak, top round, or another tough cut of beef. Sam Stone, Bon Appétit, 5 Feb. 2023 Like brisket, top round will absorb the smoke flavor and take on a smoke ring. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, 25 Oct. 2021 The kitchen rubs top round with harissa and then cooks the beef slow in a low-temperature oven. Washington Post, 16 June 2021 His top round was 28 points (one-under) at Cattail Creek against Hammond. Brent Kennedy,, 14 May 2021 In this recipe, lamb top round (a tender, relatively quick-cooking part of the leg) gets rubbed down with garlic, rosemary, and thyme, then roasted alongside sweet grape tomatoes. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, 11 Feb. 2021 When loaded, the top round in the magazine is nearly in line with the chamber, making for easy feeding. John B. Snow, Outdoor Life, 6 Feb. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of top round was in 1888

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“Top round.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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